Stephen Lancaster


“A fine storyteller...” (American Record Guide); “varied in tone and alive to feeling...” (Fanfare Magazine); baritone Stephen Lancaster engages audiences internationally in concert, recital, and opera.


Handel: Messiah - Dec. 14 2014
First Presbyterian Church, South Bend, IN

Beethoven: Mass in C & Choral Fantasy - Nov. 21, 2014
Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Notre Dame, IN

"Songs of Journey" Recital with David Wakeham - Nov. 8, 2014
Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Notre Dame, IN

"Les Six" Recital with Brooklyn Art Song Society - Sept. 24, 2014
Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Notre Dame, IN
Katarzyna Wieczorek, piano

Guest Artist Performances
July 31, 2014 
Opera Scenes Performance, Strider Theater, Colby College
July 25, 2014 Chamber Concert Performance, Lorimer Chapel, Colby College
July 24, 2014 Opera Gala Performance, Lorimer, Chapel Colby College
Atlantic Music Festival, Waterville, ME

Schumann: Dichterliebe
June 8, 2014 Eur-et-Loire Festival de Musique, France
June 7, 2014 Galérie "La bon petit diable," Paris, France
Laure Colladant, fortepiano

Guest Soloist Performances
May 30, 2014 Harbourside Amphitheatre, Sydney, Australia
May 27, 2014 Scott's College, Wellington, New Zealand
May 26, 2014 Lindisfarne College, Hastings, New Zealand
May 23, 2014 Saint Paul's College, Hamilton, New Zealand
Notre Dame Concert Band 

Brahms: Requiem - May 18, 2014
South Bend Chamber Singers, Church of Our Lady of Loretto, Notre Dame, IN
Nancy Menk, conductor

Guest Soloist, 50th Anniversary Concert - May 4, 2014
St. David of Wales Episcopal Church, Elkhart, IN; Kevin Vaughn, organ

Vaughan Williams: Five Mystical Songs - April 25, 2014
Indiana University South Bend, Campus Auditorium, South Bend, IN; South Bend Symphony Chorus

Orff: Carmina Burana - April 16, 2014
Oakland Symphony Orchestra & University Choirs, Detroit Orchestra Hall, Max M. Fischer Center, Detroit, MI

Bach: Ich habe genug - March 30, 2014
Lenten Concert, St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Elkhart, IN

Valentine's Day with Brahms & Gershwin - Feb. 4, 2014
Brooklyn Art Song Society on Tour, Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Notre Dame, IN

Bach: Ich habe genug - Feb. 2, 2014
Sacred Music at Notre Dame Conductor's Project, Sacred Heart Parish Chapel, Notre Dame, IN

Guest Soloist - Feb. 2, 2014
Notre Dame Liturgical Choir, Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Notre Dame, IN


Guest Soloist - Dec. 18, 2013
WomenSing, Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church, Lafayette, CA

Benefit Recital - Dec. 16, 2013
Oakland-East Bay Gay Men's Chorus, Berkeley, CA

Guest Soloist - Dec. 15, 2013
WomenSing, First Congregational Church, Berkeley, CA

Guest Soloist - Nov. 23, 2013
University of Michigan Men's Glee Club, Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, MI

Guest Artist Recital - Nov. 20, 2013
Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL

Mozart: Requiem - Nov. 12, 2013
Indiana University South Bend, Campus Auditorium, South Bend, IN
Marvin Curtis, conductor

Voice & Organ Recitals - Nov. 6 & 7, 2013
St. Bede Catholic Church & Bruton Parish Church, Williamsburg, VA; Kevin Vaughn, organ

Guest Soloist, Route 66 & Ain't No Mountain... - Nov. 2, 2013
Notre Dame Marching Band, Notre Dame Stadium, Notre Dame, IN

Danielpour: An American Requiem - Oct. 25, 2013
Miller Auditorium, Western Michigan University; University Symphony Orchestra, Grand Chorus & Western Winds

Mozart: Requiem - Sept. 14, 2013
Notre Dame Festival Chorus & Orchestra, Decio Theater, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Notre Dame, IN
Carmen-Helena Tellez, conductor

Orff: Carmina Burana - June 21, 2013
Lisbon Summer Fest Choir & Orchestra, Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon, Portugal
Eugene Rogers, conductor

Song Recital - June 11, 2013
Denkbar, Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany; Katarzyna Wieczorek, piano
Schumann: Dichterliebe, Donizetti: Tre ariette, & Chopin piano études

Salon Recital - June 9, 2013
Marchainville, France; Laure Colladant, fortepiano & Amaya Dominguez, mezzo-soprano
Schumann: Dichterliebe, Schubert songs, & works for piano by Schubert and Chopin

Guest Soloist Performances
May 28, 2013 Petit Palau de la Música, Barcelona, Spain
May 27, 2013 Auditorium Josep Carreras, Sant Cugat, Spain
May 25, 2013 Place de L'Horloge, Avignon, France
May 23, 2013 Cortile Maggiore, Palazzo Ducale, Genoa, Italy
Notre Dame Concert Band 

Guest Soloist Performances
May 13, 2013 Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center, Midland, PA
May 12, 2013 Holy Cross Parish, Fairview, PA
May 11, 2013 Marian High School, Bloomfield Hill, MI
Notre Dame Concert Band 

Vierne: Les Angelus - May 6, 2013
American Guild of Organists Concert, St. Thomas Church, Ann Arbor, MI
Steven Ball, organ

Rachmaninov: The Bells, Walton: Belshazzar's Feast - April 20 & 21, 2013 
Holland Symphony, DeWitt Auditorium, Holland, MI
Johannes Müller-Stosch, conductor

Nico Castel International Master Singer Competition - April 1, 2013
Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
Declared Male Winner & Audience Winner

Dubois: Seven Last Words of Christ, Jesus - March 28, 2013
First United Methodist Church, Columbus, IN
David Lamb, organ

"To Love..." Valentine's Day Recital - Feb. 14, 2013
Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Notre Dame, IN
Daniel Schlosberg, piano & guest soprano Jessica McCormack

Concert of Voice & Organ - Jan. 20, 2013
St. Matthew & St. Joseph Episcopal Church, Detroit, MI
Kevin Vaughn, piano & organ


Guest Soloist Performance - Dec. 2, 2012
Ecumenical Advent Lessons & Carols, First Congregational Church, UCC, Elkhart, IN

Orff: Carmina Burana - Nov. 11, 2012
Warren Symphony, Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, Clinton Twp, MI

Vaughan Williams: Love Bade Me Welcome - Oct. 28, 2012
Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Notre Dame, IN; Notre Dame Liturgical Choir

Guest Solo, Sway - Oct. 13, 2012
Notre Dame Marching Band, Notre Dame Stadium, Notre Dame, IN

Sacred Vocal Music - Sept. 14, 2012
Reyes Choral & Organ Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Notre Dame, IN
Craig Cramer & Paul Walker, organists

Guest Soloist Performances
May 31, 2012 Chiesa di Santa Maria, Tarquinia, Italy
May 27, 2012 Kiosque Champs de Mars, Paris, France
May 23, 2012 Regent Hall, London, UK
Notre Dame Concert Band

Guest Soloist Performance - May 13, 2012
Notre Dame Concert Band, Naperville Concert Center, Naperville, IL

Guest Soloist - May 8, 2012
Fleur de Lys, Reyes Choral & Organ Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Notre Dame, IN

Voice & Organ Concert - April 29, 2012
Fayette Opera House, Fayette, OH; Steven Ball, organ

Schubert: Winterreise - Feb. 18, 2012
Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Notre Dame, IN
James Janssen, fortepiano


Dancaïro in Carmen - Dec. 28-31, 2011
Eugene Opera, Hult Performing Arts Centre, Eugene, OR

Brahms: Requiem - Nov. 6, 2011
Chorosynthesis Choir, St. Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, WA
Jeremiah Selvey, conductor; Laura Strickling, soprano

Concert of Arias - Oct. 11, 2011
Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art, Notre Dame, IN
Daniel Schlosberg, piano

Concert of Vocal and Organ Works - Sept. 25, 2011
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Chicago, IL; Kevin Vaughn, organ

Resident Artist Performances - July 11 - Aug. 5, 2011
Atlantic Music Festival, Waterville, ME

Morales/Dancaïro in Carmen - June 16-19, 2011
Arbor Opera Theater, Ann Arbor, MI

Guest Soloist Performance - May 17, 2011
Notre Dame Concert Band, Severance Hall, Cleveland, OH

Duruflé: Requiem  - April 29, 2011
House of Hope Presbyterian Church, St. Paul, MN
Macalaster College Choirs

Conte in Le Nozze di Figaro - April 14-17, 2011
Opera Notre Dame, Decio Theater, De Bartolo Performing Arts Center, Notre Dame, IN;

Schubert: Winterreise - March 20, 2011
Haydn-by-the-Lake, St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, Evanston, IL
James Janssen, fortepiano

Bob in The Old Maid and the Thief  - March 4-5, 2011
Moreau Centre for the Performing Arts, Notre Dame, IN

Sacred Recital - Jan. 23, 2011
Ancilla Domini Chapel, Donaldson, IN; Kevin Vaughn, piano & organ


Handel: Messiah - Dec. 11, 2010
Campus Auditorium, Northside Hall, Indiana University South Bend, IN

Opera Gala - Nov. 6, 2010
Opera LaSalle, Blue Gallery, South Bend, IN

"Una Sera del Canto" - Sept. 2, 2010
Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Notre Dame, IN
Lonel Woods, tenor & Daniel Schlosberg, piano

Resident Artist Performances - July 12 - August 6, 2010
Atlantic Music Festival, Waterville, ME

"Art Song vs. Broadway"
July 3, 2010 National Recital Hall,  Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Concert Hall, Taipei, Taiwan
June 28, 2010 Wei-Wu-Ying National Kaohsiung Performance Arts Center, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
June 26, 2010 Puli Concert Hall, Puli, Taiwan
Lorraine Yaros-Sullivan, mezzo-soprano & Wanyi Lo, piano

Puccini: Questo amor, vergognia mia - May 11, 2010
Notre Dame Concert Band, Stern Auditorium, Carnegie Hall, New York, NY

"Sublime to Ridiculous" Song Recital
Feb. 7, 2010, Britton Recital Hall, E. V. Moore Building, Ann Arbor, MI
Jan. 30, 2010, Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Notre Dame, IN
Martin Katz, piano

Caplet & Ravel: Mélodies - Jan. 16, 2010
Britton Recital Hall, E. V. Moore Building, Ann Arbor, MI
Joel Ayau, piano

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